Popular Magazines

Getting the Snip.

Posted on September 1, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Popular Magazines, South Africa, Southern Africa |

Malambe, Lucas. “Getting the Snip.” Drum (Cape Town, South Africa) no.  777 (9 August 2007): 38-39.

South African men are getting circumcised after research indicates circumcision helps safeguard against HIV.

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Memories are made of this.

Posted on September 1, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Popular Magazines, South Africa, Southern Africa |

Kamnqa, Siyabonga. “Memories are made of this.” Drum (Cape Town, South Africa) no. 770 (21 June 2007) :102-103.

Memory boxes and books as therapy for HIV-positive patients. Individuals record their thoughts and feelings in the books or place things of value to their lives in the memory boxes.

See also the Digital Hero Book Project, http://www.molotech.org.za/dhbp/ of Steve Vosloo, a Stanford Reuters Foundation Digital Vision Fellow.

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Standing Ovation for Zethu.

Posted on September 1, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Popular Magazines, South Africa, Southern Africa, Women |

Pillay, Claudia. “Standing Ovation for Zethu!” Drum (Cape Town, South Africa) no. 765 (17 May 2007): 14-15.

About a 16 year girl, an AIDS orphan, chosen to represent the Ubuntu Education Fund. The Fund provides HIV services and education to orphans in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Zethu is the head of household for two younger siblings.

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My Full Life – with HIV.

Posted on September 1, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Popular Magazines, South Africa, Southern Africa, Women |

Sik, Vida Li. “My Full Life – with HIV.” Drum (Cape Town, South Africa) no. 774 (19 July 2007):40-42.  

Article on a woman and two men living with HIV, all in their 30s. All are treatment literacy trainers with the Treatment Action Campaign.

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Fema. (formerly Femina, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Posted on August 31, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Popular Magazines, Swahili, Tanzania |

Fema.

Edutainment sexual health magazine for young people in Swahili and English. Issues are colorful with many photographs and include comic book style articles.  Download issues at the web site http://www.chezasalama.com/  Formerly called Femina. Published by Femina HIP in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Femina HIP is a multimedia edutainment and sexual health information initiative funded by the Swedes, Norwegians, Swiss, Danish, GTZ, USAID and TACAIDS.

Print issues are in Green Library. Held in Current Periodicals with older issues in the Stacks at HQ1101 .F438

See also “Unspeakable words remain unspoken” by Kerstin Gosse about Fema and difficulties in discussing sexual matters in the media.  http://www.glocaltimes.k3.mah.se/viewarticle.aspx?articleID=101&issueID=10

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Simon Muchoki Wambui. Young and devoted to HIV

Posted on August 31, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Kenya, Popular Magazines |

Wambui, Simon Muchoki. “Simon Muchoki Wambui. Young and devoted to HIV” Interview by Mwaura Muigana. Parents, no. 250 (April 2007):30-32.

Muchoki provides testing and counselling. With Canadian Kierann Quinn founded the Kierann Foundation Africa.  Funds education of HIV positive children.  Was trained under a PEPFAR (Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) program.

Parents is a monthly magazine published by Stellan Consult Ltd. in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Sister Emmah Karanja. Tackling HIV/AIDS at community level

Posted on August 31, 2007. Filed under: All Entries, Kenya, Popular Magazines, Religion, Women |

Karanja, Emmah. “Sister Emmah Karanja. Tackling HIV/AIDS at community level” Interview by Mwaura Muigana. Parents, no. 247 (January 2007):30-32.

Sister Karanja is a Catholic nun, also a nurse, who promotes HIV / AIDS awareness, training of community health workers, and providing vocational training for HIV / AIDS orphans. She works in the Thika area. 

Parents is a monthly magazine published by Stellan Consult Ltd. in Nairobi, Kenya.

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